A home rental company, NederWoon, has been hit by hackers. Hackers managed to get into their systems company and steal personal data of thousands of customers.
The information stolen by hackers includes the following: name, home address, contact information, passport and identity. These elements are very important and their use by hackers can cause great damage to the owners. Fraudsters could use victim identification data to open bank accounts or get a loan.
NederWoon, having discovered the violation, alerted all her clients and advised them to be careful. It is very likely that someone will receive it Phishing e-mail.
Still, there is no information about the number of customers affected by hackers.
Nederwoon is a fairly large company and has eight branches in the Netherlands. Two of them are in Amsterdam and Utrecht. It has approximately 25.000 properties for rent.
Nederwoon is not the only victim rental company hacking. In March, another assault took place at the Altijd Wonen agency, which resulted in theft of personal data of 49.000 people. This means that in just a few months, there have been two major attacks on this kind of business. Is home rental companies the new target of hackers?